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@  smokum : (14 December 2017 - 02:35 PM)

Rprout, my car consumes a quart about every 1200 miles give or take. I drive it aggresively on the streets using lots of high RPMS ... according to ford this is within normal limits of the design

@  Rprout : (13 December 2017 - 07:39 PM)

My 2017 GT 350 consumed 1qt in 920 miles - spirited street driving only - I see at least one person here with oil consumption issues. Anyone else? Remedies?

@  Foon : (08 December 2017 - 01:46 PM)

I changed dead battery in 2008 Shelby, now my instrument cluster is not working correctly. No fuel indication , no oil pressure indication,no blinkers or 4 ways(indication). All lights work but don't indicate. Did I blow a fuse, does the computer need reset??

@  smokum : (07 December 2017 - 03:30 PM)

Congrats tipmartinez ..... incredible car isnt it

@  tipmartinez : (05 December 2017 - 02:03 PM)

New member purchased a used 2016 GT350 in Aug. Loving it so far.

@  panhead201 : (27 November 2017 - 08:08 PM)

Anybody know if 66 350 H came in white with gold stripes? I always thought they only came in black with gold or white with blue. The one I've got is white with gold. I did a bare metal strip and repaint and if it was a repaint I can't tell.It's also got a Paxton on it. I freshened it up, forged pistons and rods, cam. shaft mounted Jesel roller rockers, etc. It's dynoing about 585, and I love driving it. It's gonna get me in trouble. Thanks, if anybody knows about the paint.

@  islandmon : (24 November 2017 - 10:12 AM)

SCCA Class

@  Dagon : (22 November 2017 - 02:06 PM)

challah bread!!

@  smokum : (22 November 2017 - 08:42 AM)

Hola back !!!

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hola!

@  Dagon : (20 November 2017 - 05:53 PM)

Used Gt350 for sale in virginia area, will ship.

@  sigsauerguy68 : (19 November 2017 - 09:53 PM)

spoiler

@  smokum : (17 November 2017 - 01:29 PM)

pm sent PSU Alumm2

@  PSU Alumm2 : (17 November 2017 - 11:55 AM)

I placed an order and paid for the License plate holder that is listed on this site on the 15th & to date I have not gotten any shipping info. Also sent an email with no response. Any suggestions? It is through registry market place.
They refunded my money, but I really wanted the license plate holder. I will look elsewhere I guess.

@  smokum : (15 November 2017 - 12:54 PM)

welcome gss716 ...... enjoy the car !!!

@  gss716 : (13 November 2017 - 02:08 PM)

gss716 just joined 2017 gt350 white blue stripes 100 miles and counting

@  smokum : (07 November 2017 - 08:46 AM)

ROAD READY ... I hope your ok .... sounds like the car has had better days ... really sorry to hear .... hope you had track insurance on the car

@  cohibaguerrero : (06 November 2017 - 01:17 PM)

lowering seat

@  roadready : (05 November 2017 - 04:19 PM)

Hey new to forum have 2017 gt 350 beware of oil filter coming loose.I was at watkins glenn for track day oil filter came loose and 10 quarts of oil leaked out in nothing flat nailed wall wiped car. Please check filter torque every 500 miles this happened at 625 miles since I checked filter torque. Do not want to see anyone hurt. Be safe.

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#1 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 14 February 2017 - 04:50 PM

Im considering signing up and going in May to the two day event and was wondering if anyone else has expierenced this at their facility and could share some 

insights with me and the forum.

 

Its in Saltlake City at the  Utah  Motorsports Complex

 

 

don


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2015 Taurus SHO leased 11/03/2015

2007 GT500 664rwhp purchased 04/14/2014

2013 Boss 302 purchased 06/30/2013

1990 Taurus SHO purchased 07/09/2010

2007 GT500 553 rwhp purchased 12/08/2006





#2 OFFLINE   Krogen

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 12:11 AM

I'm interested as well.  All accounts I've read have been hugely positive.  People come away with a "perma-grin" on their faces.



#3 OFFLINE   SgtRiggsGT350

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 01:15 PM

Just received my info in the mail...wife and are a trip in the near future. Would like to read some feedback.



#4 OFFLINE   VoodooSteve

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 06:16 PM

I'm going May 30-31.  My lady friend is going for the non-driving option.



#5 OFFLINE   barstowpo

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Posted 24 February 2017 - 04:13 PM

I went last year. Excellent facility and great program. Spring for the second day if you can and do it in the Boss 302 race cars.



#6 ONLINE   Coaks

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Posted 01 March 2017 - 06:02 AM

I'm going May 3-4th, Can't wait! 



#7 OFFLINE   boss doc

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Posted 01 March 2017 - 09:41 PM

Went in July and took my son, who drove a Mustang GT. We had a great time and learned a lot about the car and road track driving. If I had been solo, would definitely have sprung for the second day. I am considering the Race school in the future.



#8 OFFLINE   LightningBlueLightning

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Posted 04 June 2017 - 01:32 AM

I went to the May 30-31 session. I thought it would be awesome and it did not disappoint. I'd never driven on a track before so I learned a lot! And driving on the track was such a blast. Honestly, the most fun I've ever had. I want to do it again.--the first sessions I had to remind myself to breathe and my eyes were bigger than dinner plates. Believe it or not, by the end of the day you'll actually get the hang of it and go pretty damn fast...then you lap with the instructor at the wheel and discover you could have gone even faster!...and then you want to do more. Haha. This could be really addictive. I would tell anyone with a GT350: you must do this. It's THAT good.

#9 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 05 June 2017 - 11:05 AM

I still hope to go just trying to ge the time to do it !!

 

don


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2013 Boss 302 purchased 06/30/2013

1990 Taurus SHO purchased 07/09/2010

2007 GT500 553 rwhp purchased 12/08/2006


#10 OFFLINE   LightningBlueLightning

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Posted 05 June 2017 - 02:29 PM

The more I think about it and look at the photos and videos of my experience the more I think "omg I really did that!" Another thing I think is this--anyone who's never driven on a track before (like me), you've never really driven this car. Sorry to tell ya but it's true. On a track you can do what just isn't possible on public streets. On a track you are full gas or brakes and managing understeer or oversteer all the while hitting braking points, turn-in, apex, and exit just right and using up the width of track (which is wider than a public street). It's madness, scary, and fun. And a total must if you own this car. I look at anyone now with track experience in a different light. I want to do the track attack again!
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#11 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 05 June 2017 - 02:54 PM

The more I think about it and look at the photos and videos of my experience the more I think "omg I really did that!" Another thing I think is this--anyone who's never driven on a track before (like me), you've never really driven this car. Sorry to tell ya but it's true. On a track you can do what just isn't possible on public streets. On a track you are full gas or brakes and managing understeer or oversteer all the while hitting braking points, turn-in, apex, and exit just right and using up the width of track (which is wider than a public street). It's madness, scary, and fun. And a total must if you own this car. I look at anyone now with track experience in a different light. I want to do the track attack again!

 

I totally agree. BUT ...... i had a track ready car .... that I was brought on a trailer to every event ... wasnt street legal ..... full roll cage and I could drive with inpunity.

It was a 1989 Taurus SHO .... bad ass car.

But with this car ...... do most get the insurance because if you loose it and get unlucky and smack it into the wall State Farm wont be covering your claim.

Its all on you and this aint a cheap car

 

don


Current ride:

 

2017 GT350 with convience package

 

Previous Rides

 

2015 Taurus SHO leased 11/03/2015

2007 GT500 664rwhp purchased 04/14/2014

2013 Boss 302 purchased 06/30/2013

1990 Taurus SHO purchased 07/09/2010

2007 GT500 553 rwhp purchased 12/08/2006


#12 OFFLINE   LightningBlueLightning

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Posted 05 June 2017 - 07:57 PM

For the track attack you can buy insurance and it's a hundred bucks or so you don't have to worry. If I were doing a track day with my personal car (which I hope to do) I'd definitely check out what my insurance covered or didn't cover and make sure I was good to go in case I had an off track excursion.

Anyone with track experience gets mad props from me.

#13 OFFLINE   Krogen

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Posted 21 June 2017 - 09:10 AM

Just got back from the 13-14 June Track Attack.  I emphatically recommend that anybody with a new GT350 go to this event.  Do both days if at all possible.  The instructors are superb in both their teaching and driving skills.  They have impressive resumes.  You learn a lot in short order.  The instructors will figure out your interests and capabilities and push you to your limits.  Todd was great.  He told me ahead of time he'd be yelling at me - in a good way.  Not angry, he said, but excited.  Yep, he was excited all right!  GAS GAS GAS, no not yet...  NOW!  Brake Brake BRAKE! GET OFF THE BRAKE, TURN-IN, GASSSSSSSSSSSSSSS....     He got me to see ahead, plan my entries, turns and exits.  Like a chess game.  Use the whole track.  Kiss the apex.  Talk to yourself.  My skills ramped up quickly with his coaching.

 

These folks are total professionals.  They run a tight ship.  All of the instructors have different viewpoints and will give you great help if you want it.  You do need to engage them, though.  Make sure they know you're interested in soaking up their knowledge and they'll happily share and help you push your limits.  Just talk with all of them.  They love what they do.

 

Great job guys!!!   :clap:


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#14 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 21 June 2017 - 12:07 PM

Just got back from the 13-14 June Track Attack.  I emphatically recommend that anybody with a new GT350 go to this event.  Do both days if at all possible.  The instructors are superb in both their teaching and driving skills.  They have impressive resumes.  You learn a lot in short order.  The instructors will figure out your interests and capabilities and push you to your limits.  Todd was great.  He told me ahead of time he'd be yelling at me - in a good way.  Not angry, he said, but excited.  Yep, he was excited all right!  GAS GAS GAS, no not yet...  NOW!  Brake Brake BRAKE! GET OFF THE BRAKE, TURN-IN, GASSSSSSSSSSSSSSS....     He got me to see ahead, plan my entries, turns and exits.  Like a chess game.  Use the whole track.  Kiss the apex.  Talk to yourself.  My skills ramped up quickly with his coaching.

 

These folks are total professionals.  They run a tight ship.  All of the instructors have different viewpoints and will give you great help if you want it.  You do need to engage them, though.  Make sure they know you're interested in soaking up their knowledge and they'll happily share and help you push your limits.  Just talk with all of them.  They love what they do.

 

Great job guys!!!   :clap:

 

 

Sounds like you had a great time ...... my time is limited and I tried for a date a few mths ago in May but they had no time available. I hadnt planned on trying again but with a write up like yours you have changed my mind !!

 

 

don


Current ride:

 

2017 GT350 with convience package

 

Previous Rides

 

2015 Taurus SHO leased 11/03/2015

2007 GT500 664rwhp purchased 04/14/2014

2013 Boss 302 purchased 06/30/2013

1990 Taurus SHO purchased 07/09/2010

2007 GT500 553 rwhp purchased 12/08/2006


#15 OFFLINE   Krogen

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Posted 21 June 2017 - 10:16 PM

Do it, Don!  Do it!  You can't "not" do it.  It's a hoot.  



#16 OFFLINE   Krogen

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Posted 22 June 2017 - 09:13 AM

Don,

 

I tried to send you a PM with a link to my Track Attack photos.  The system says you cannot accept PMs!   :cry: 

 

Maybe it's a moderator thing.   If you're interested in the photos, let me know.  Perhaps there's another way.

 

Krogen



#17 OFFLINE   smokum

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Posted 23 June 2017 - 10:18 AM

Don,

 

I tried to send you a PM with a link to my Track Attack photos.  The system says you cannot accept PMs!   :cry:

 

Maybe it's a moderator thing.   If you're interested in the photos, let me know.  Perhaps there's another way.

 

Krogen

 

 

not sure about that but i sent u a pm with my personal email addy 

 

send send send baby

 

 

don


Current ride:

 

2017 GT350 with convience package

 

Previous Rides

 

2015 Taurus SHO leased 11/03/2015

2007 GT500 664rwhp purchased 04/14/2014

2013 Boss 302 purchased 06/30/2013

1990 Taurus SHO purchased 07/09/2010

2007 GT500 553 rwhp purchased 12/08/2006


#18 OFFLINE   Krogen

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Posted 28 June 2017 - 09:20 AM

Don,

 

Sent an email a few days ago.  Did it arrive?

 

Krogen



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Posted 06 July 2017 - 09:55 AM

I kept looking for it but found it yesterday in my junk mail .... and i get alot of junk !!

 

don


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2017 GT350 with convience package

 

Previous Rides

 

2015 Taurus SHO leased 11/03/2015

2007 GT500 664rwhp purchased 04/14/2014

2013 Boss 302 purchased 06/30/2013

1990 Taurus SHO purchased 07/09/2010

2007 GT500 553 rwhp purchased 12/08/2006


#20 OFFLINE   Krogen

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Posted 06 July 2017 - 10:14 AM

Chuckle....  Happens to me a lot!  BTW, I added some more pics last night from the afternoon session.  The thumb drive FRPS sent omitted the afternoon session for some reason.  They happily replaced it.  They're a class act.  I've been 100% impressed with them.






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